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Speak Beat Showcase
Literacy & Public Speaking Workshop
- Date: 05/26/2018 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Location: Pflugerville Public Library
1008 W. Pfluger Street
Pflugerville, Texas 78660
- Introduction: Speak Beat is an innovative literacy workshop that combines communications and presentation curriculum with music, audio engineering, language arts, and audio/visual applications with public speaking and performance arts. This program has been rescheduled from May 13.
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This program has been rescheduled from May 13.
Speak Beat Communications is an innovative literacy workshop that combines communications and presentation curriculum with music, audio engineering, language arts, and audio/visual applications with public speaking and performance arts, presented by Canetra and Dertrick Winn of the Give Me an A Literacy Project. Teens will develop their writing and public speaking skills in a fun and comfortable environment.
For the final session of Speak Beat this spring, teens ages 12-18 are invited to participate in a showcase. Participants will have time at the beginning of the event to polish or prepare material to perform during the showcase. Performances may include, but are not limited to poetry, spoken word, comedy, short readings, and musical performances (instruments are permitted). Friends, family, and members of the public are welcome to attend to provide support and encouragement.
The following equipment and resources will be available to participants:
- 2 Professional Fender Bluetooth PA Speakers with stands
- 2 Wired Akg Mics with stands & instrument boom option
- 12 channel Yamaha mixer with EQ
- Professional recording software
- 2 AKAI USB MIDI Keyboard with Beat Making Pads
- Laptop computer for presentations
- Sound Engineer on site
- Power strips, USB, audio and video cables available
- 2 projectors
- 2 wireless mics
- 1 lavalier mic
Participants can bring their own devices, instruments, props and visual aids, or anything they feel comfortable with presenting in front of a general audience.